As a Project Development Manager, you will be responsible for the initiation, acquisition and creation of public funded projects in the Health domain of the OnePlanet Research Center. These are public private partnership projects (PPS) funded by regional, national or European funding schemes such as EFRO, Interreg, NWO, TopSector and EU.
You will be appointed at Research & Impact, the knowledge transfer department of Radboud University in Nijmegen. You will work closely with the Research & Impact team of grant advisors, Radboud researchers and with project developers, programme managers, researchers and engineers from other OnePlanet partners (Radboud university medical center, WUR, Imec).
You will be responsible for the successful creation of funded project proposals in the Health, Nutrition and Behaviour domain of OnePlanet. You will initiate ideas for public funded project proposals that fit in with OnePlanet road maps and are in alignment with OnePlanet's programme management. Furthermore you will develop and build public-private project consortia and you will have a good overview of public funding possibilities for OnePlanet. You will manage and support the grant proposal process (including writing) together with a team of scientist and business developers. You will actively search for co-funding partners from industry, NGO's, knowledge institutes, and universities. You can quickly derive a good overview of potential partnerships within the scope of the public-private projects of research groups and domains within Radboud University, the Radboud university medical center, WUR, and imec. You will connect with grant offices/responsibles and Business Development of imec, OnePlanet, WUR and Radboud University. You will also connect with EU, national ministries, and regional governmental bodies on innovation calendars.
Fixed-term contract: 1 year, possibility of extension in accordance with the Go-decision of project OnePlanet.
Additional employment conditions
Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.
In 2050 we are expected to live with 10 billion people on this planet. To let the whole future population live and eat well, while taking care of our planet, we need groundbreaking, sustainable solutions. That is why we at the OnePlanet Research Center try to find answers to the following question: What if we can measure and understand what is good for the world and for each individual person, in terms of food and agriculture and health? At the OnePlanet Research Center we do not just imagine it. We work on it. We dream and act upon it. We investigate and develop digital technology in food, agriculture, and health domains achieving behavioural change that is needed for creating a healthier future, for both our planet and for humanity.
The OnePlanet Research Center is a multidisciplinary strategic collaboration between Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University (RU), the Radboud university medical center and imec-NL. We use the latest chip and digital technology to create a society in which everyone can live a healthy life and has access to good and sufficient food. We initiate groundbreaking, fundamental and applied research, revolutionary innovations, and smart product development. This is only possible by using and bringing together great ideas, innovations, and chip and digital technologies from different disciplines, and by working closely together with industry. We ensure that companies, researchers, educational and social institutions, and citizens work together. We combine specialisms from the fields of agriculture, food, and health and turn dreams into feasible solutions that contribute to a more sustainable society.
Houtlaan 4, 6525 XZ, Nijmegen
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Make sure to apply no later than 15 Aug 2021 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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